Before taking on tech giants, shatter a few misconceptions.
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Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.
Manipulating electron spin has heralded everything from iPods to the latest laptops. Stand by for the next paradigm shift.
IBM has experience that will be relevant for the future of technology.
The history of IBM shows how a technology titan can grow and change, while still remaining focused on its core business.
IBM’s quantum computer, Q System One.
Quantum computers are set to revolutionise technology, but very few people know how to use them.
The U.S. is the biggest destination for Chinese foreign investment.
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Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
Project Debater looks like machines are ready to understand humans, but the reality is we're still in the earliest days of AI.
Ready player one?
It's time programmers looked out old computer text adventures like Zork and Colossal Cave from the 1970s and 1980s.
Aerial view of San Jose, California, 2016.
Silicon Valley brought together natural surroundings, suburban homes and futuristic high-tech work. But industrial pollution betrayed the California dream.
The in depth story of a student project that paved the way for a society-level shift in how we use computers.
How to make sense of it all?
More data isn't necessarily better unless it's properly collected, curated and analysed.
Thinking too fast?
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Cognitive traps can steer doctors away from the right diagnosis.
The beautiful, if clunky, game.
Computers must master football if they are to demonstrate that they can be our equal.
Computers may be smarter than humans at some things, but are they intelligent?
Computing has been getting much smarter since the idea of artificial intelligent was first thought of 60 years ago. But are computers intelligent?
Much mightier than any sword.
The generation of designers broke out of their studios and took the business world by storm. Their skills could also be turned to bigger world problems.
Tiny surface acoustic waves are enough to carry data quickly.
After electric and magnetic fields, nanoscale sound waves are a new idea for data storage.
IBM has pioneered P-TECHs.
P-TECHs provide a much-needed pathway for students who don't want to go to university.
The desktop is the past, the future is in the cloud.
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With the sale of first its desktop PC business and now its server business to Chinese partner Lenovo, IBM has come full circle. By exiting the hardware business IBM leaves behind the low-end market it…
Dell and IBM are two companies feeling the pinch by the growing corporate shift towards cloud computing.
When Amazon, known by most as an online department store, extended its web services business into Australia in 2012, few outside the IT sector noticed. Data released last week by the Australian Securities…
Outgoing IBM head Samuel Palmisano with successor Virginia Rometty – the company’s first female CEO.
The appointment of Virginia Rometty as the first female chief executive of IBM represents a significant step forward for women in the world of business. But while Rometty’s elevation makes her one of the…
Could our days at the top of the brain chain be numbered?
In February this year, game shows got that little bit harder. And at the same time, artificial intelligence took another step towards the ultimate goal of creating and perhaps exceeding human-level intelligence…